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BE S T WAY S TO PR E V E N T V ITI L I GO


B E S T WAY S T O P R E V E N T VITILIGO H T T P : / / W W W. T R U T H A B OU T V I T I L I G OC U R E . C OM

Do you see white chalk colored spots or streaks on the skin in the form of patches? Then these might be the signs of Vitiligo. They are spotted white areas wherein the pigmentation of the skin is lost. This condition arises when the pigment cells, also known as melonocytes, are destroyed leaving no melanin pigment under the skin. It can be observed that these patches are in symmetry on the both sides. It is more prominent in people with dark skin. Between the ages of 10-30, this condition is seen in individuals. It is linked with autoimmunity and heredity. Certain diseases like thyroid problem, Addison’s disease, alopecia areata, diabetes, pernicious anemia and diabetes are known to lead to Vitiligo. The areas affected are generally face, hands, folds, wrists, and fingers. They generally develop around the moles. BEST REMEDIES TO PREVENT VITILIGO Vitamin Supplements: Folic acid, Vitamin C and B12 regenerate the pigmentation of the skin. Hence taking supplements of the 100mcg of Vitamin B, 1000mcg of Vitamin B12, 400mcg of Folic acid and about 2000mcg of Vitamin C is advised on a daily basis for each individual. Sunscreen: It is advised to wear a sunscreen protection of 30SPF or above daily to avoid Vitilgo and to the spots of depigmentation, if vitilgo is already present. Sun screen protection is essential to avoid UVA UV B light. You can also apply a moisturizer or a sunblock to overcome the dryness. It is best to avoid skin cuts and cracks due to dryness to prevent Vitligo. Petroleum Jelly: Application of Vaseline or petroleum jelly daily on the skin prevents dryness and prevents vitilgo. It is best to apply it prior going to bed. Homeopathic remedies: The following help with repigmentation of melanocytes under the skin: 1. Sepia 2. Silica

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3. Natrum carbonicum 4. Alum 5. Sulfur 6. Phosphorus

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Comfrey: The leaves and roots are used as anti inflammatory treatment for rashes, bruises and cuts. Apply about 2-3 cups of tea made out of them and apply on the skin affected to heal naturally. Tea tree: The leaves of this tree are an antiseptic. They are used in treating bites, skin problems and cuts as it does not allow any bacteria to develop. This is a topical treatment for the vitilgo affected areas. Chamomile: The flowers are used to make a tea or infusion that helps preventing and treating Vitilgo. This tea is also used topically and not ingested to treat skin problems. Cayenne: It is known for its anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties. Include it in your daily diet to assist preventing Vitilgo. Milk Cream: Application of milk cream on the skin eradicates the dead skin making skin rejuvenated. OTHERS · Emu Oil · Flaxseed · Grapes paste · Grapeseed oil massage · Castor oil massage · Rose petals 3


· Diet plan · Vitamin A: Include legumes, tomatoes, Cucumber, green leafy veggies, carrots, nutritional yeast and whole grains in your daily diet plan. · Avoid: Mango, citrus fruits, soft drinks and red meat. · Drink green tea. · Use black pepper and olive oil in your daily cooking. THERAPIES TO PREVENT AND TREAT VITILGO

MEDICAL THERAPIES 1. Depigmentation 2. Psoralen photochemotherapy 3. Topical steroid therapy 4. Oral psoralen photochemotherapy 5. Topical psoralen photochemotherapy SURGICAL THERAPIES 1. Blisters Skin grafts 2. Autologous skin grafts 3. Autologous melanocyte transplants 4. Micropigmentation OTHER THERAPIES · Cosmetics to cover up the patches · Support groups · Counseling

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Best Ways to Prevent Vitiligo